Posted by RJ Tee on December 28, 2016
Conversely, a smart PDU will provide the same level of critical power and environmental data, but will not allow you to make changes to the outlet from a central location. Smart PDUs are more for monitoring and reporting purposes.
Posted by RJ Tee on August 15, 2017
For those of you who are working through the issues of remotely managing your data center power, or are thinking about heading in that direction, we have a few pearls of wisdom. There is definitely some confusion in the industry about smart versus switched power distribution units. I’d like to take a minute to talk about the latter. Although both types of rack PDU’s have the same features such as circuit protection, monitoring, security, and communications, it is the switched variety that opens the doors to remotely managing your data center.
Posted by RJ Tee on May 03, 2016
Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Wise, biological scientist in the oncology lab of Christopher Cogle Things, as they say, change. This statement holds particularly true in the medical field, where advancements often take place at lightning speed. New technologies supplant old ones overnight, and best practices are rewritten with each passing day. No one knows this more than our client, University of Florida Health. As technologies such as X-ray and PET scans have been converted from film to digital imaging and as medical records transition from paper to digital, the need for secure, HIPAA-compliant servers has grown exponentially. As a result, UF Health has expanded from a single data center to four over the past decade, with Data Center Manager Joseph Keena overseeing each move.
Posted by RJ Tee on July 25, 2016
In this blog, Server Technology writes about how a data center manager can fight back against power inefficiency in the data center. The answer: using our PRO 2 series.
- Server Technology
Posted by Josh Schaap on February 22, 2016
Our client was facing a very nice – but very real – problem: as a facilitator of webinars, it was experiencing unprecedented growth year after year. Webinars, those ubiquitous online teaching and conference platforms, are bringing people across the globe into the same virtual meeting rooms with increasing frequency each day. With this expansion comes the need for increased bandwidth and infrastructure requirements, resulting in technical challenges for the webinar operators.